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Parnell Should Remain Mets Closer When Francisco Is Activated

An article by posted on April 22, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Should Remain Mets Closer When Francisco Is Activated

Most everything about the Mets these days is about the future. From Matt Harvey, to extending David Wright, to the trade of R.A. Dickey and protecting Zack Wheeler, we’re talking about 2014 and beyond. Sure, it would be great to compete now, but 2013 is mostly for establishing the foundation. It is the development of Harvey and Jon Niese; giving Wheeler major league […]

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Duda Is Second In The Major Leagues With A .491 On-Base and 1.234 OPS

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Duda Is Second In The Major Leagues With A .491 On-Base and 1.234 OPS

Updated by Joe D. on 4/20 What a game it was for Lucas Duda last night in the Mets 7-1 win against the Nationals. Duda had his best game ever as a Met going 2-for-3 with hit two home runs and a walk . The hulking Mets left fielder is now batting .308 for the season […]

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Right On Cue: NY Post Suggests D’Arnaud Is Injury Prone

An article by posted on April 19, 2013 0 Comments
Right On Cue: NY Post Suggests D’Arnaud Is Injury Prone

Updated on 4/18 by Joe D. And right on cue, in his column for the New York Post, Joel Sherman says that injuries to D’Arnaud’s back, knee and now foot could suggest that he is “injury-prone.” Let us also remember the ticking clock does not stop. D’Arnaud is no baby,” Sherman writes. “He is 24 — […]

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First Impressions On 2013 Mets As I Get Ready To Brave Frozen Target Field

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
First Impressions On 2013 Mets As I Get Ready To Brave Frozen Target Field

Over their first 9 games the Mets have  shown some decidedly encouraging signs, but there have also been some glaring concerns. It’s far too early to draw any real conclusions, but it isn’t too early for a first impression. The Starting Pitching Two words: Matt Harvey. Harvey has been stellar … actually more than stellar, […]

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Prospect Spotlight: Kevin Plawecki Is Making Some Noise

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Kevin Plawecki Is Making Some Noise

One of the things I love about Twitter is how it can spontaneously erupt into a great debate and then lead into other things where you get even more insights and come away smarter than you were before you logged on. My post about MetsBlog’s poll results this morning, generated an enormous response from fans […]

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Murphy Is Finally Flexing Some Muscle

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Is Finally Flexing Some Muscle

They are hot, so as Crash Davis said you don’t mess with a streak. This is not a time for the Mets to be making wholesale changes, but there are things they could consider. The Mets don’t have the multitude of power options that say, Ben & Jerry’s has ice cream choices, but Daniel Murphy […]

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What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

An article by posted on April 9, 2013 0 Comments
What The Buck Is Going On Around Here?

When the Blue Jays forced Sandy Alderson to take John Buck‘s $6 million dollar contract as a condition of making the deal for Travis d’Arnaud, many people including me groaned. I loved the fact that Buck could actually catch (unlike Josh Thole) and would be an asset overall, but six million samoans for Buck was […]

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2013 MLB Draft: High School Outfielders Edition

An article by posted on April 8, 2013 0 Comments
2013 MLB Draft: High School Outfielders Edition

June is approaching mighty fast, and with it is the wonder, buzz, and speculation of players that could be selected in the first round of the 2013 First Year Player Draft. This year, we have figured to have a large organizational need, and that is in the outfield. The Mets are stocked high and mighty […]

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Mets Minors: Nimmo, Plawecki, Matz Highlight A Promising Savannah Roster

An article by posted on April 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Nimmo, Plawecki, Matz Highlight A Promising Savannah Roster

Savannah, which starts playing on Thursday, has been speculated over and over to continuously have some top talent this season, and the people who speculated these were mostly right. There are a lot of prospects to be watching on this roster, both on the hitters and pitches side. I will list them as a convenience, […]

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Ruben Tejada Is Not The Shortstop Of The Future And Other Shockers

An article by posted on March 28, 2013 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Is Not The Shortstop Of The Future And Other Shockers

Updated by Joe D. at 1:25 PM on 3/28 An astounding revelation by Andy Martino of the Daily News today, and repeated by Matt Cerrone from the mountaintop that is MetsBlog. This may came as a shock to all of you, but apparently Ruben Tejada is not the Mets shortstop of the future. I’ll give you a […]

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